Tag Archives: Engrish

Ridicurous Engrish: Stationery No.3

I have actually been feeling a little bit frightened this month due to an unusually high number of birth announcements that I’ve been receiving, so this piece of stationery couldn’t have come at a better time for me. On a … Continue reading

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Ridicurous Engrish: Shop No.7

“To my beloved Chicken, There was a time where I didn’t believe in love.  I really thought it never existed, but this is the time that makes me want to thank you.  Thank you for everything, because it is you … Continue reading

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Ridicurous Engrish: Shop No.6

This convinces me that there is some element of ‘punnery’ going on in some quarters in South Korea – it’s just that the puns are often a little bit half-baked, if you’ll excuse THAT pun.      

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Ridicurous Engrish: Shop No.5

Holy moley, it’s a health and beauty shop called ‘Tony Moly’. It’s quite an amusing name for a shop, especially because ‘Tony Moly’ is quite probably a reference to toning moles – ‘toneh moleh’ is more or less how a … Continue reading

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Ridicurous Engrish: Restaurant No.1

“Mmmmm…..YAMMY”

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Ridicurous Engrish: Shop No.4

Pretty sure the irony of this coffee shop closing down is more delicious than the coffee they once served.

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Ridicurous Engrish: Bag No.1

I like to imagine a drunk Piglet slurring this to Pooh after a night on the hard stuff (honeycomb).

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Ridicurous Engrish: Stationery No.2

I think quite a bit more might get ‘acoomplished’ at Korean schools if the stationery manufacturers did a spell-check now and again.  Thanks for the atrocious grammar too, you sinister blue-eyed bear.

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Ridicurous Engrish: Stationery No.1

I was gearing up to choose my best witty quip to accompany this rubber called ‘morning glory’, when I discovered that astonishingly there is actually a LEGITIMATE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE ENGLISH WORDS ON THE OBJECT AND THE OBJECT ITSELF.  From … Continue reading

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Ridicurous Engrish: Shop No. 3

‘Beauty’ is a word that is already on the edge, what with its 3 consecutive vowels.  This Korean version takes things one step further; and thus creates a new conjugation that dissolves into a kaleidoscope of open vowel sounds. I … Continue reading

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